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Month: April 2016

This Lil Mind of Mine – A Series on Mental health

Lets open discussion on mental health. anxiety and positivity

Mental health is invisible. You can’t see it or touch it, and you certainly can’t tell someone physically apart because of it. This is a subject very close to my heart and I want to have us all talk about it more.

It’s been broadcast on the radio (in the UK) that one in 3 of us will suffer from a mental illness at some point in our lives. If you wanted to know a little more about anxiety, you can check out a post I wrote here. It’s extremely common but it something that doesn’t get talked about a huge amount. It is also widely misunderstood.

Anxiety is not just the only mental illness that you can suffer from either.

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This Is Why 2016 Will Be The Year of No Procrastination

I give you some top tips on beating procrastination

We are all prone to procrastination. Do I know it! Whether it’s sorting out bills, writing on the blog, making those general admin calls I have to make. I will do everything in my power to put these things off.

You’re probably reading this now as you can relate. Don’t worry you aren’t alone. That’s why there is actually a word for putting things off. Here is a more detailed description on procrastination to solidify it:

Procrastination is the avoidance of doing a task which needs to be accomplished. It is the practice of doing more pleasurable things in place of less pleasurable ones, or carrying out less urgent tasks instead of more urgent ones, thus putting off impending tasks to a later time (Wikipedia).

That just says it all doesn’t it really! Why would we want to do things that are boring when there are so many other more fun things to do?

I get it. Trust me.

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Don’t Fail Because You Lack Inner Confidence

If you struggle with inner confidence, this post will help you.

Grab life by the horns.

I have a few friends that this post has been inspired by. I too am prone to low self confidence which prevents me from achieving the things I want to. Which is why I thought it would be a nice idea to put together some little reminders for when you struggle.

None of us are perfect (as much as some might think). But working on your confidence is something that can benefit all aspects of your life. It’s the start of something great for you. You deserve it.

For example, at work. Maybe you struggle with job interviews or meetings. I tell you – I HATE public speaking. I will do anything to get out of it. But this is where inner confidence can come in. I’ve been working on it for over a year now by making myself be in these situations. Each time it gets easier.

Maybe outside of work you find certain situations difficult. If you suffer from anxiety or a mental illness this could make things a little harder for you. But inner confidence is a sure fire way to improve any aspect of your life. One step at a time. Improving your inner confidence is a great way to ease anxiety. Plus, having anxiety does have its benefits!

Inner confidence is something that takes time to nurture. It’s not going to be an easy thing to pick up. Lets get started on your journey to an amazing you!

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